Everybody vs. Everybodies
Can 'Everybody' be used as a plural pronoun? Or it should always be used as a singular noun? Here, we will see if 'Everybody' can be pluralized or not.
Is 'Everybodies' Correct?
'Everybody' as a singular indefinite pronoun cannot be used in plural form. It is always singular and comes with singular verbs.
So, we can never use 'everybodies'.
If we put a space between 'verbs' and 'body', it is no longer a pronoun, but a noun phrase, which means:
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In listening to an English text, you might hear the term 'everybody's' which can be one of these things:
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'Everybody' is a universal indefinite pronoun that means 'every person'. We use a singular verb after it.
We use 'everybody' when we want to refer to 'all of the people in a group'. We write it in one word: